Anil Kapoor's Mr. India was truly ahead of the times and the film was loaded with elements that were never experimented in Hindi cinema. The audience loved the way how Anil Kapoor vanished in thin air as soon as he put his watch on, the story stayed with the audience in years to come, making it everyone's favourite especially kids. Now, we have some news for all the Mr. India fans, if everything goes well, we could soon see Ranveer Singh starring in a spin-off of the classic film. Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar in his recent tweet has confirmed the film being made however he made it clear that the lead actor will only be finalized once the script has been drafted.
Taking to Twitter, he wrote, "Excited to partner with @ZeeStudios_ for an epic trilogy #MrIndia! It is a huge responsibility to carry forward an iconic character loved by everyone. Currently, working on the script, no actor has been locked till now. Once we lock the first draft of the script, casting begins!"
Excited to partner with @ZeeStudios_ for an epic trilogy #MrIndia! It is a huge responsibility to carry forward an iconic character loved by everyone. Currently, working on the script, no actor has been locked till now. Once we lock the first draft of the script, casting begins!— ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) February 17, 2020
Ina previous report in an entertainment porta, it was said that Ranveer Singh is in initial talks with filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar for Mr. India spin-off. A source close to the project informed that Ranveer Singh has liked the idea and is mulling over the project. The source also added that a Big Bollywood superstar could be roped in to play Mr. India's iconic villain Mogambo on screen.
The source said, " “It’s neither a sequel nor a remake, but more of a spin-off of the original film set in the modern times. The film is in the pre-production stage and Ali has already locked the first draft of the script. Taking a cue from Mr. India is a big deal, and Ali is being cautious with every step that he is taking.”
Meanwhile, Ali was also reported to be thinking about a superhero project with Katrina Kaif. On the other hand, Ranveer Singh is gearing for big releases in 2020. He will be seen essaying the role of former Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan ’83.
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Ranveer will also be seen playing a common Gujarati man in producer Maneesh Sharma’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar. The film also stars Arjun Reddy actress Shalini Pandey.